Authorities Friday released security video of a hit-and-run that killed a man riding a moped in the Hyde Park area, and detectives sought public help to find the motorist responsible for the death.
The crash occurred about 2:35 p.m. April 1 on Crenshaw Boulevard near Westmount Avenue, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.
A black Ford Flex was southbound on Crenshaw Boulevard when the SUV hit the rear of the moped, and the rider was thrown to the pavement, police said. Paramedics took the injured man to a hospital, where he died two days later. His name was withheld, pending notification of his relatives.
A standing reward of up to $50,000 has been offered by the city of Los Angeles for information that helps solve a fatal hit and run.
Anyone with information on the case was urged to call LAPD South Traffic Division detectives at 323-421-2500; 877-LAPD-247; or Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS.
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